CDHD Carrier

Before you begin, position the computer upside down, resting the computer on an ESD mat or other soft surface and remove the following:

  • bottom housing
  • EMI cover

CD/HD Carrier

CD/HD Carrier

1. Remove the four screws connecting the CD/HD drive carrier to the metal chassis (also known as the divider panel).

2. Disconnect the following cables fro the back of the

CD/HD carrier:

  • hard drive power cable
  • hard drive data cable
  • CD-ROM/DVD-ROM data cable
  • logic board cable connector

3. Tilt the CD/HD carrier forward and lift the carrier out of the computer.

Note: Continue with the Take Apart procedures if you are replacing the CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, or the hard drive.



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